Ice fishing at Eagle Nest Lake in northern New Mexico is a fun way to catch fish and have fun outdoors during the winter months. Continue reading
Winter has arrived in New Mexico and thick sheets of ice have formed on many lakes providing anglers with an opportunity to keep fishing in a whole new way.
Ice fishing is a sure fire cure for the winter blues and when properly done can be fun and fulfilling too.
And if there’s one rule to ice fishing it’s that there’s no such thing as being over dressed. Continue reading
After a recent wave of bountiful snowstorms swept through northern New Mexico the sledding season is in full swing and just in time for the holidays.
“We’ve seen a lot of snow up here lately and the sledding has been great,” says Joe Cristopherson, Superintendent of Hyde Memorial State Park in the mountains just aboveSanta Fe.
The park boasts a couple of 100-yard sledding runs where adults and kids armed with plastic saucers, toboggans or rubber inner tubes can have a ball whisking down the hill. Continue reading
Despite reports to the contrary, New Mexico’s popular walleye fishery on the eastern plains, Sumner Lake, has not yet been drained and could actually turn out to be a hot spot for anglers this winter. Continue reading
Gazing out from the overlook trail at Villanueva State Park one can see the Pecos River sparkling in the sunlight as it meanders through the scenic valley below. It’s a short but steep climb to the top of the hill overlooking this tidy little state park, but the rewards are spectacular views of the surrounding … Continue reading
As the temps begin to dip and the snow gets to flying, it’s time to head south to warmer climes where one can visit southern New Mexico attractions like historic Fort Selden while camping out at nearby Leasburg State Park. Fort Selden, just outside of Las Cruces on the back road to the chile capital … Continue reading
It’s New Mexico’s latest fishing craze, anglers trying to catch giant, 40-inch, 20-pound tiger muskies lurking in the depths of Quemado and Bluewater lakes where they’ve been stocked to prey upon undesirable fish. Continue reading